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Old 2022-06-02, 14:44   #2
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I was messing around in mersenne.ca and saw that M1277 was the smallest composite number with no factor, and all of TF, P-1 and ECM had been done to a high degree.
Is it likely that we will factor M1277 in the next, say, 5-10 years? what about 20 years?
Who knows?

I would be surprised if it takes 20 years.
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